ANKARA 

A senior YPG/PKK terrorist was neutralized in northern Iraq, according to Turkish security sources on Tuesday.

The terrorist Yahya Duman — codenamed Sabri Tori — was neutralized in a joint operation of the Turkish Armed Forces and National Intelligence Service (MIT), said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Turkish authorities often use the term “neutralized” to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.

Duman joined the YPG/PKK terrorist group in 1993 and organized several terrorist attacks, including a 2016 raid on a police station in

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